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Evora with Ease

10.21.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

A Unesco TownWhile our time in Spain had temporarily come to an end we were thrilled and excited to be moving on to Portugal. A new country a river cruise on the Douro River and reuniting with Travel Brendan . We havent trave ...

Lisbon at Full Throttle

10.21.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

After a good nights sleep and a hearty breakfast we set off on our adventure of the day. Lisbon has many hills trolley cars and similarities to San Francisco where we had all lived at different times. Our mission if we chose to accept it and we did ...

Our farewell to Northern Africa in Algeria and Morocco

10.10.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

We had a really memorable couple of bus trips that afternoon taking 5 hours for the 150kms. The first to the TunisiaAlgeria border at Bou Chebka had several social stops two mechanical breakdowns and even an embarrassing *** stop for Joan. No hassles ...

day 7 summit dayhigh camp

10.10.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Summit day was obviously the hardest day of the trip. I woke up at 10pm after about a 2hr nap from dinner to get ready. It had been snowing and there was fresh 12 of powder on the ground. At 1030 we quickly ate something and then started hiking up to t ...

Tag 1 Fahrt vom Raum Nrnberg nach Reims

10.10.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Heute habe ich eine 4wchige Urlaubsreise nach Frankreich Spanien und Portugal begonnen. Die selbe Strecke bin ich vor 30 Jahren mit einer Jugendgruppe als meinen ersten groen Urlaub ohne Eltern entlang gereist. Nachdem ich also bei meiner Mutter fr ...

Chilling out with a homestay on an Oasis in Tunisia

10.09.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

The ferry from Trapani in Sicily across to Tunis left at 11am and while the day was overcast the sea was relatively calm for the trip. We mixed on board with a number of people including Kiwis Nev Liz Ed Heather the brothers Leek whose old man wor ...

Looking for America

10.09.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

The bus is getting crowded because everyone is leaving town. That is the first line of a poem my mom wrote this spring during the height of the lockdown. We had just come through our own battles with the dreaded coronavirus but unfortunately even though w ...

The Heart of China

10.09.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

We arrive in Beijing late afternoon and checkin at our final hotel of the tour. The tour ends after two nights and I've decided to spend 1 additional night here before heading home. In the evening we visit the Red Theatre to see The Legend of Kun ...

Tag 2 Fahrt von Bad Kissingen in den Raum Nrnberg

10.09.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Am zweiten Tag in diesem Kurort gingen meine Mutter und ich nach dem Frhstck durch den Kurpark und am Casino vorbei auf einen Hgel auf dem sich ein Sissi Denkmal ein Tempel und eine kleine Walhalla befindet. Auerdem hat man von dort oben eine sch ...

Cory Got His Knee

10.09.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Thats right. Monday October 4th was surgery day for Cory. Using robotics Dr.Johnston gave Cory a left total knee replacement. Everything went super. He spent one night at the Celebration hospital as an observation outpatient. He was almost in the sa ...